December 19, 2018

Los Angeles

The swearing in of UC Santa Barbara’s new student senate board on May 23 was derailed when a group of around 60 anti-Israel...
UCLA Hillel Executive Director Rabbi Aaron Lerner has had enough. Following a May 17 protest on campus when Students for Justice...
MON MAY 28 PAUL SIMON In the 1960s and early-1970s, folk-rockers Simon and Garfunkel harmonized on hit after hit,
FRI MAY 25 “RECONSTRUCTIONIST TOUR OF ISRAEL” Arkady and Ella Serebryannik andMark Bregman discuss “What We...
The Israeli-American Council’s (IAC) annual Celebrate Israel festival, this year commemorating Israel’s 70th birthday, was held on May 6...
Ada Horwich’s Beverly Hills backyard was a sea of Democratic blue, from the tablecloths to the napkins next to the buffet spread.
“What does it mean to be God-fearing?” Steve Lackner, a program manager in the U.S. Air Force, posed that question to a small group of people
Editor’s note: On Nov. 17, the Journal ran a story about the Nov. 3 car accident that almost claimed the life of beloved local teacher...
The UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) has reversed their decision to cancel a June 2 event celebrating Israel’s 50th anniversary.
A group of protesters from Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) disrupted a May 17 “Indigenous Peoples” event at UCLA organized by...
The violence at the Israel-Gaza border has prompted the UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) to cancel a June 2 event...
FRI MAY 18 ADVANCE L.A. CONFERENCE The Help Group, a nonprofit that serves children, adolescents and adults with special needs,
Jewish World Watch (JWW) held its annual Global Soul fundraiser on May 8 at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City,
It was an unusual day for Jay Sanderson. Rather than taking meetings and calls from his office on Wilshire Boulevard, The Jewish...
A group of 20 people sits perched on the steps at Biddy Mason Memorial Park in downtown Los Angeles. Standing before them, their guide,
Earlier this month, members of Adat Ari El, a Conservative synagogue in Valley Village, received a letter informing them of “an...
Gary Weisserman, head of school at Milken Community Schools, is stepping down from his position at the end of the current academic year.
In 2007, while working on a Jewish-themed photography project in India, New York-based photographer Chrystie Sherman decided to travel...
A group of pro-Palestinian protesters disrupted an event featuring Israeli speakers at UC Irvine (UCI) on May 3 and failed to shut it down.
Shalom Grill, a popular kosher restaurant in the Pico-Robertson area, was burglarized before 2 a.m. on May 8.
The Israel Bonds Los Angeles’ Women’s Division Council held its 2018 Golda Meir Luncheon on May 1 at the Four Seasons Hotel.
Rabbi Aaron Panken, president of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), died in a plane crash on May 5. He was 53.
In the 1980s, burgeoning real estate executive Brad Gluckstein wandered into a country-western-themed bar in Culver City that was...
While the term “mompreneur” may be less than a decade old, working mothers who own or share a family business have been doing so for...
He may only be 11 years old, but Gindi Maimonides Academy Junior Division basketball champ Ami Kent wasn’t remotely fazed going...
Did you know that Silver Lake was named after a Jewish man, Herman Silver, who served as president of the L.A. City Council in 1900?
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